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Jan 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
him letters after sandy hook. >> these are some pretty smart letters from some pretty smart young people. julia said -- julia, where are you? there you go. "i'm not scared for my safety, i'm scared for others." >> reporter: rush limbaugh mocked that. >> the children are writing letters to the president, we don't want to die, we don't want to die. >> reporter: the president's proposals if passed by congress would ban assault weapons and high capacity magazine clips and require background checks on virtually every gun sale, even those between private individuals at gun shows. he called on his supporters to put pressure on members of congress. >> ask them what's more important. doing whatever it takes to get an a-grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns? or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> reporter: the president also announced 23 executive actions he can take without congress, including improving existing background checks and helping get security officers for schools that want them. even before the announcement, the nat
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Jan 17, 2013 4:00am PST
president made his announcement, he was joined by four kids that wrote him letters after sandy hook. >> julia said -- julia, where are you? i'm not scared for my safety. i'm scared for others. >> reporter: rush limbaugh mocked that. >> the children are writing letters to the president. we don't want to die. we don't want to die. >> reporter: the president's proposal, if passed by congress, would ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazine clips. and require background checks on virtually every gun sale. even those between private individuals at gun shows. he called on supporters to put pressure on members of congress. >> ask them, what's more important? doing whatever it takes to get an "a" grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns? or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade? >> reporter: the president also announced 23 executive actions he can take without congress, including improving existing background checks and getting security officers for schools that want them. >> it's going to be a battle. we're going to be there. and w
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Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
letters to victims of tragedy. they rote letters to families of victims of hurricane sandy and the sandy hook shooting. >> didn't like it they hurt so many people, and i just want to stop the violence, what's happening in the school, and to keep the school safe. >> ama: the letters will be published in a book. >> leigh has the full look at the forecast. >> leigh: what a day it was. oakland high today, 70. we had 72 in santa cruz. close to those values tomorrow. live doppler 7hd mainly clear, a few high clouds near san jose, towards santa cruz, gilroy. but clear sky in the north bay. and that's where you'll find the coldest temperatures. 38 in napa. novato, 39. a little warmer towards san francisco. 51. 44, oakland. 37, livermore, and we just had a string of 40s from redwood city down toward san jose, san jose 45 degrees. here's a look at our forecast, taking you through at least the next couple of days. cold overnight. we'll introduce a little patchy valley fog, especially in the delta area, high surf tomorrow, and then more mild days as we move into the first part of next week. he
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Jan 22, 2013 1:05am PST
breaking droughts and of course hurricane sandy, president obama placed climate change center stage as he embarks on second term. >> we will respond to the threat of climate change. knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. [applause]. >> the president spoke on climate change more than any other issue in the inaugural address. >> a little surprising because this isn't an issue that he focused a lot on in the campaign. but maybe not so surprising because presidents do start to think about the legacy in the second term. >> last 4 years have been extremely disappointing for those of us working on climate crisis. on the flip side if president obama is sincere the proof will be in what he does over the next 4 years and there is tremendous amount he can do on his own without congressional action. >>reporter: democrat say they are setting in motion an aggressive campaign that will not be built on compromise. >> well i think he's indicating that he's willing to use the powers of the executive branch through the about power of the epa and through execut
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Jan 16, 2013 11:00pm PST
off the shelves. >> the gun shop has seen a 300% jump in sales since the sandy hook tragedy. since the call for tighter gun control they expected the man to continue. >> this is california legal ar-15. >> it sells for $1,000 to $2,000, and it is probably the most sought after weapon in the country. but this one is owned by an employee, and it is not for sale. >> every gun store in the bay area say they have been sold out of the ar15 for more than a month. but the calls still keep coming in. more than a dozen calls a day at this store alone. >> if we had one it would be gone in one minute. >> he recently bought a shotgun and a 357 revolver because he fears the government will take away his right to own a gun. >> you can make concessions with the second amendment and it keeps going downhill from there. i think people are scared and reacting to the media and reacting to all of these shootings. personally i think they are overreacting. >> ammunition is more difficult to come by. >> i used to be able to get 50 shots for 15 bucks, and now it is almost 32 to 40 a box. >> it has been too m
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Jan 25, 2013 1:05am PST
in certain parts of the bay area. let's check in with sandy with the latest on live doppler 7 hd. >> let me show you the doppler. showers we have are really winding down but where we have o the inland east bay out to oakley and brentwood. lone tree road sunset road very light showers marsh creek road and highway 4. vast road really light returns rate now. rainfall total nothing in san francisco get down to the south bay, it came down hard at one point. san jose 35 hundredths of an inch. just over quarter in livermore. don't put those umbrella away yet. we have another system coming. i'll be back to let you know if it impacts your weekend plans. >> see you shortly. >> body of mother and her 5-year-old daughter have been recovered from an ice covered pond in am door county. that pond is on remote property in the community of pine grove. bodies of 46-year-old karen anderson and her daughter amelia were found today about 30 feet from shore in water that was barely above freezing. on monday deputy responded to reports of loose llama and couldn't find anyone at the owner home. speculat
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Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm PST
in with sandy with the latest on live doppler 7 hd. >> let me show you the doppler. showers we have are really winding down but where we have wet roadway we take you in to the inland east bay out to oakley and brentwood. lone tree road sunset road very light showers marsh creek road and highway 4. vast road really light returns rate now. rainfall total nothing in san francisco get down to the south bay, it came down hard at one point. san jose 35 hundredths of an inch. just over quarter in livermore. don't put those umbrella away yet. we have another system coming. i'll be back to let you know if it impacts your weekend plans. >> see you shortly. >> body of mother and her 5-year-old daughter have been recovered from an ice covered pond in am door county. that pond is on remote property in the community of pine grove. bodies of 46-year-old karen anderson and her daughter amelia were found today about 30 feet from shore in water that was barely above freezing. on monday deputy responded to reports of loose llama and couldn't find anyone at the owner home. speculation that mom and daug
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
adults were killed in sandy hook school, one school district is making a wholesale change in the type of locks currently used to keep their classrooms secure. we have the report now from stanley middle school in lafayette. >> by the end of the month, classroom doors in lafayette school district will have new handle that's lock from the inside with a push of the but ro on. >> there is a new lock with a push button device so we can have instant lock up for classrooms and release when we need to get out. >> the move in the wake of the deadly camp yaij at sandy hook school where a young man went from classroom to classroom, killing 26 first graders teachers and administrator autos we want to do what we can to keep our kids safe. and to signal to the staff that we need to do our part. >> new handles will replace the current types. the cost of the change is about $60,000. parents seem to think it's a common sense approach to beefing up security on the campus. >> i guess this makes sense. >> i think that would be very sad for stud dwronts lose what they have today, a nice feel at school. the
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Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
leadership sandy. they wrotelers to those from the elementary school sandy hook shooting. one was particularly affected. >> i don't like it that they killed so many people and he just want to stop the violence that was happening in the schools and to keep the schools safe. and the homes. >> the letters will be published in a book to be sent to both groups. >>> well, after a three-year absence, maverick surf competition is back. today is the day surfers from all over the world come here to tackle the waves. a surf advisory is still in effect. that could mean some major waves. abc7 news reporter sergio has the details. >> photographer kevin harrington caught some great shots of surfers out testing the waters in preparation for tomorrow's mavericks competition but getting the shots was an adventure. >> we were going to be trashed by one of these huge waves because they were just coming way up over your head and the boat just tips over. it's scary. >> they were aboard john lynch's boat. he will be part of the surf patrol this year. >> being so close to the waves and the brakes and fee
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Jan 22, 2013 4:00pm PST
light of the sandy hook shootings in connecticut. at bloomberg studios i'm emily chang, larry, carolyn, back to you. >> many of you have been sharing your 49ers pride with us and let's check out some pictures here, we have three fans in front of a mural in santa clara. two guys painted it back in october. >> cool. >> some young fans sent us these pictures of david and derek. >> that is probably what john and jim were like. you snow when they're little kismdz a zpaerj newborn he says his daughter is kapernicking. it looks like she's chewing on her finger. >> best friends showed off their pose last week in the game. >> you can send your fan photos to us i will be there along with mike shuman with crews and reporters. live reports will be super bowl week. it's going to be fun. >> it's exciting. >> yes. >> for those of us at home we're looking forward to nice weather. >> yes. it's going to be innice inside here and inside of the super dome. >> yes. >> here is a live view from our camera. looking down towards ocean beach, skies have suddenly become cloudy in advance of what is expe
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Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm PST
key. school officials say it will improve security in the wake of the sandy hook elementary tragedy ?ie. manti te'o -- >>> manti te'o admits he lied about the hoax even after he found out about the truth. he told katie couric that he enjoyed the feeling he was inspiring other people. >> my story i felt was a guy who in times of hardship and in times of trial really held strong to his faith, held strong to his family. i felt that was my story. >> even if that hardship was perhaps exaggerated? >> no, what i went through was real. the feelings, the pain, the sorrow, that was all real. >> you can see the full exclusive interview with manti te'o and his pearnts tomorrow at 3 -- and his parents tomorrow on "katie." >>> as the super bowl approaches excitement among the 49ers faithful is building. that's particularly true for fans in one bay area city. leslie brinkly talked to the fans and the players players in santa clara. >> reporter: after an on the field workout, the 49er players spoke out in the locker room about their flight to the big easy and what lies ahead. and it wasn't all supe
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Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
about the massacre at sandy hook elementary. he now mentions this effort nearly daily. >> to protect our children and protect them from the horrors of gun violence. protecting our children from harm. >> reporter: the public is behind the president on some proposals. gun show background checks, an owner database. banning high-capacity magazine clips. but a ban on assault weapons appears unlikely, as republicans push back. >> this is not designed to actually solve the problem of violent crime. this is designed to assuage liberal partisans. >> reporter: it's not just republicans. the white house admits not all democrats are on board. >> i do think things have changed since newtown. we're going to twist the arms of democrats and republicans and engage the american people in this debate. >> reporter: david kerley, abc news, washington. >>> as inauguration festivities get under way, the nation is pausing to pay tribute to martin luther king jr. commemorations are taking place around the country today, but community leaders and celebrities got a jump on things in washington with an annual w
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
would you pay $600 for these? if you're color blind. sandy is taking a test to determine how quickly he can tell colors apart. don discovered it by accident when his friend used them. >> he said these are great. i can see the cones. i didn't know what he's talking about. turns out he's color blind. he can see the orange cones for the first time in his life. >> color blindness is a defect in the retina color sensing pigment autos we have one sensitive to green light and one to red light. we can notice they overlap a lot. >> the red and green overlap and both look brown unless you can block a narrow part of the spectrum between red and green. that is what encroma does. >> this goes way beyond just a new appreciation for plant life. man made world is built out of color. being able to tell them apart can be a matter of safety from. traffic lights to road signs if you can't see color, he says you're likely to hes state swlu to make a split-second decision n clinical trials he says the patients made snap judgments 30% faster. what tickles him is something eels they pointed at a la convenient
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Jan 17, 2013 1:40am PST
: good morning, paula and john. after the sandy hook elementary tragedy, president obama said the nation needs to change. yesterday, he outlined what he's going to do and what he'll push congress to do to prevent future gun violence. the tragic deaths of 20 schoolchildren at sandy hook elementary made america pause and reconsider its relationship with guns. and with children who had written him letters about gun violence, president obama announced the most sweeping push for gun control in decades. >> this is our first task as a society, keeping our children safe. >> reporter: 11-year-old julia stokes wrote to the president. the only person she thought could make a difference. >> she said, i know that laws have to be passed by congress, but i beg you to try very hard. julia, i will try very hard. >> reporter: he's going to have to. the president is up against a congress that's very reluctant to pass comprehensive gun control. to get the ball rolling, mr. obama signed 23 executive actions that don't need approval by lawmakers. they include -- strengthening the national criminal back
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Jan 20, 2013 4:00am PST
-greene, a victim of the sandy hook massacre in newtown, connecticut. l.a., however lost to chicago. the blackhawks, i believe is the team there. >>> and finally, subway is firing back in the fight over its foot long subs. it turns out not all foot long sandwiches are created equal. abc's john muller will explain. ♪ $5 foot long >> reporter: it's a controversy that continues to grow. are subway foot long sandwiches really 12 inches long. if not should they be. >> get any footlong. >> reporter: started with this photo posted by a customer in australia who noticed his was only 11 inches, the post went viral. >> i think size matters. >> $5 footlong, promises, promises. >> reporter: earlier in the week subway which operates 38,000 stories worldwide said of the infamous 11-inch footlong. this bread is clearly not baked to our standards. later a post on their site said subway footlong is a registered trademark as a descriptive name for the name sold in subways and not intended to be a measure of length but long not intended to be a measure of length. what would jared say about that. i interv
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
sales sin the sandy hook elementary school tragedy. after the president's call if tighter gun control, they expect demand to continue. each gun store in the bear area is out of a popular assault rifle. >> this is a special brand, a california legal. if we had one it would be gone in a minute. >> ammunition is getting if short supply with many manufacturers out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> if marin county the district attorney says you may not have enough money to pay the people who turned in their weapons during a four-county "buy back" program. officials handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers on tuesday but only raised $43,000 to cough that and a total of 827 weapons were turned in and another buy back is set for monday. currently it is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the san rafael and mill valley police department but do not expect to get any cash this time for turning in your gun. >> new data shows asian immigrants are eclipsing latinos in california. in 2011, 57 percent of new immigrants to california were from asia. 22 percent were from latin amer
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Jan 25, 2013 2:40am PST
. >> reporter: the proposal comes 42 days after the shooting at sandy hook elementary and on the same day the vice president weighed in on a google chat. >> i don't view it as gun control, i view it as gun safety. >> reporter: those backing the bill say they're specifically protecting 220 named guns hunters and sportsman can use. nearly 14 times the number they would ban. the nra is already pushing back, saying senator feinstein has been trying to ban guns from law-abiding citizens for decades. we're confident congress will reject her approach. but in a sign of where the nation stands, a new abc news "washington post" joint poll shows that 53% of americans support the kinds of gun reforms that president obama has proposed so far. mark greenblatt, abc news, new york. >> thank you, mark. of course, the president signed several executive orders. that was the first salvo in all of this. now the tougher battle is capitol hill. even senator feinstein said the chances of this getting passed are unlikely but it's a battle worth having. we'll see what happens once it hits capitol hill. >> i think most
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Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> abc 7 news is live with more on this for us. laura? >> before sandy hook this, school district was in the process of installing security cameras on the five campuses. now, they'll take that effort further. doors in the school district will start sporting these. inside wrrx w.a push of the button. >> we want to do what we can to keep our kids safe to signal to the community and to teachers and staff that we need to do our part. >> this move in the wake of the deadly rampage in sandy hook elementary cool. -- school=)ñ. the new handles will replace theqñ current type on some 200 stores that now lock using a key. the cost is about $60,000. parents seem to think it'sñ a common sense approach to beefing up security on campuses that are typically wide open. >> this i gegs makes sense. >> now, it isn't the only school district moving to beef up security down the road n or5q yinda, they're looking at new locks that can be lock;-from the inside n martinez they have that type but have adopted a new policy they remain locked during the school day. >> senator feinstein will inro tro dus
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Jan 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
, largest check is a thousand. >> another person gave $26. one for every life lost in sandy hook. today's hull, 29 weapons from an ar 15 to a bebe gun to a rifle that peter kept in his attic two decades he no longer wants around. >> kids can find them. and you know, we have grandchildren. they know where to look. >> so 29 weapons on the streets. and this was the case last week, marin took weapons no questions asked. the district attorney says weapons will be destroyed and hopes to make good on vouchers issued last week within 30 days. live in mill valley, wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> the president was sworn in today and used his address touch on challenges of the 21 century calling for equal treatment for are gays. in a lunchen, he was presented with crystal and photographs. here is a look at one of the balls underway, the commander in chief ball including military honorees. there is the public ball tonight z a salute to heroes ball, hosted by joe biden. >> people got up early to match and many wanted to watch this occasion with friends. abc 7 news is at one party
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Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
months ago, were deploying to hurricane sandy. before that, we're fighting wildfire autos the forces today have known for about nine months, giving them time to prepare. it turns out california is an ideal place for them to train as much terrain here is similar to what is found in afghanistan. >> still to come here tonight, california senator feinstein leads a new charge on capitol hill to ban assault weapons. a police chief responds to opposition by the nra. >> a 7 on your side investigation proms regulators to look into a company accused of misrepresenting work as part of a government rebate program. i'm michael finney. the story is straight ahead. >> also tonight a san francisco water front property about to get an extreme makeover. moving forward without forgetting its past. >> and. >> i company whose >>> california senator feinstein is trying again to get assault weapons banned. on capitol hill today, she introduces a bill to outlaw 158 military style assault weapons and claims to have a lot of backing. this is a photo sent to abc 7 news by a local contingent in washington today
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Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
. sandy? >> we will talk about the swells packing high energy. that's why there is a big concern here. right now on live doppler 7hd there are a few high clouds moving through. here is the storm out by the uh lieu sheens. that's generating the large swells and the big waves are expected this weekend. you might be tempted to head out to the beach and check out the competition or just to check out the waves. just be aware of the fact that we are expecting dangerous sneaker waves along the coastline. stay back from the water's edge. avoid slippery rocks. beach hazards in affect until saturday morning. it becomes a high surf advisory saturday 10:00 a.m. to sunday 4:00 p.m. the swells are expected to build up to 20 feet. watch out for the large breaking waves and the strong rip currents. i will be back with a look at your holiday weekend forecast to let you know exactly what the weather will look like. rain will be coming back in my forecast. >> thank you. >>> san francisco police want to know what lead to the death of a pedestrian south of market. we first showed you the scene at seventh
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Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
sandy hook elementary school. dianne feinstein was a key proponent of the bill. >> columbine, virginia tech arks roara, tucson. oak creek. the common thread in these shootings is that each gunman used a semi automatic assault weapon. or, large capacity ammunition magazines. >> that is -- national rifle association says responsible gun owners would be punishedly bit ban. nra said they were confident congress would reject the bile bay area members of the group one million moms for gun control stood beside senator feinstein during today's announcement. this group comp plized of mother who's support the ban. >> it's wet in parts of the bay area tonight. spencer christian is in and tracking it for us on live doppler 7 hd. >> yes. some locations receiving no rain at all, others receiving a soaking. south bay has been the wettest region in the bay area. we still have mainly light rainfalling around san jose. there have beens7lp pockets of heavier rainfall. quite a drenching there. here is a look at rainfall totals. livermore received a quarter inch. san jose, a third of an inch. look at the
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Jan 17, 2013 1:05am PST
shelves. >> the gun shop has seen a 300% jump in sales since the sandy hook tragedy. since the call for tighter gun control they expected the man to continue. >> this is california legal ar-15. >> it sells for $1,000 to $2,000, and it is probably the most sought after weapon in the country. but this one is owned by an employee, and it is not for sale. >> every gun store in the bay area say they have been sold out of the ar15 for more than a month. but the calls still keep coming in. more than a dozen calls a day at this store alone. >> if we had one it would be gone in one minute. >> he recently bought a 357 revolverr because he fears the government will take away his right to own a gun. >> you can make concessions with the second amendment and it keeps going downhill from there. i think people are scared and reacting to the m and and reacting to all of these shootings. personally i think they are overreacting. >> ammunition is more difficult to come by. >> i used to be able to get 50 shots for 15 bucks, and now it is almost to 40 a box. >> it has been too much of a good thing. now
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Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
right. after a year of record breaking droughts and of course hurricane sandy, president obama placed climate change center stage as he embarks on second term. >> we will respond to the threat of climate change. knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. [applause]. >> the president spoke on climate change more than any other issue in the inaugural address. >> a little surprising because this isn't an issue that he focused a lot on in the campaign. but maybe not so surprising because presidents do start to think about the legacy in the second term. >> last 4 years have been extremely disappointing for those of us working on climate crisis. on the flip side if president obama is sincere the proof will be in what he does over the next 4 years and there is tremendous amount he can do on his own without congressional action. >>reporter: democrat say they are setting in motion an aggressive campaign that will not be built on compromise. >> well i think he's indicating that he's willing to use the powers of the executive branch through the regulatory
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Jan 19, 2013 1:05am PST
patel is here with more on the high surf and the live doppler 7hd.ndy? sandy? >> we will talk about the swells packing high energy. that's why there is a big concern here. right now on live doppler 7hd there are a few high clouds moving through. here is the storm out by the uh lieu sheens. that's generating the large swells and the big waves are expected this weekend. you might be tempted to head out to the beach and check out the competition or just to check out the waves. just bef the fact that we are expecting dangerous sneaker waves along the stay ba coastline. stay back from the water's edge. avoid slippery rocks. beach hazards in affect until saturday morning. it becomes a high surf advisory saturday 10:00 a.m. to sunday 4:00 p.m. the swells are expected to build up to 20 feet. watch out for the large breaking waves and the strong rip currents. i will be back with a look at your holiday weekend forecast to let you know exactly what the weather will look like. rain will be coming back in my forecast. >> thank you. >>> san francisco police want to know what lead to the death of a pe
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Jan 20, 2013 2:00am PST
letters to families of victims of hurricane sandy and thesandy hook shooting. >> didn't like it they hurt so many people, and i just want to stop the violence, what's happening in the school, and to keep the school safe. >> ama: the letters will be published in a book. >> leigh has the full look at the forecast. >> leigh: what a day it was. oakland high today, 70. we had 72 in santa cruz. close to those values tomorrow. live doppler 7hd mainly clear, a few high clouds near san jose, towards santa cruz, gilroy. but clear sky in the north bay. and that's where you'll find the coldest temperatures. 38 in napa. novato, 39. a little warmer towards san francisco. 51. 44, oakland. 37, livermore, and we just had a string of 40s from redwood city down toward san jose, san jose 45 degrees. here's a look at our forecast, taking you through at least the next couple of days. cold overnight. we'll introduce a little patchy valley fog, especially in the surf tomorrow,h tomorrow, and then more mild days as we move into the first part of next week. here is a look at the high surf advisory. remember,
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Jan 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
at sandy hook elementary. he now mentions this effort nearly daily. >> to protect our children and protect them from the horrors of gun violence. >> protecting our children from harm. >> reporter: the public is behind the president on some of his proposals. gun show background checks, an owner database, banning high-capacity magazine clips. but a ban on assault weapons appears unlikely as republicans push back. >> this is not designed to solve the problem of violent crime. this is designed to assuage liberal partisans -- >> reporter: and it's not just republicans. the white house admits not all democrats are on board. >> i do think things have changed since newtown. we're going to twist the arms of democrats, republicans and engage the american people in this debate. >> reporter: supporters both inside and outside the white house are said to be planning a 50-state strategy to try to get some of these measures through congress. david? >> david kerley tonight across town at the white house, thank you. >>> we have a sports note tonight about the man known simply as stan the man. tonig
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Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
recommendations provided by the gun violence task force spearheaded by biden in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shootings. >> thousands of abortion opponents hold a march in washington, dc, in 3 1/2 hours, the demonstration coincides with the 40th anniversary of roe vs. wade, the supreme court decision that legalized abortion. the rally includes prayers in front of the supreme court building with a speech from former republican presidential candidate santorum. >> in a few hours, state senator hill will have a bill on responding to mountain lions. it is reported it would require wardens to use nonlethal methods unless there is desire threat and allows state, fish and wildlife officials to work with while hive groups do capture the animals. in december there was public criticism after a warden shot and killed two cubs on the porch of a home. they weighed only 13 to 14 pounds. >> are we checking, now, with the weather? >> time for a look at the forecast. >> we are. >> as i take the words from eric thomas. >> you can have them. mike? >> good morning, everyone. you can see 680 wher
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Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
wake of the sandy hook elementary school shootings. >> mitt romney will be in washington, dc, today, video from the concession speech back in november. the former g.o.p. presidential nominee has kept a low profile since losing the election. the former massachusetts governor and his wife are set to attend a luncheon in their honor at the marriott hotel in the capitol. mitt romney is a member of the board of directors of the he they will chain. >> traffic and weather together are next on the abc7 morning news. we have a live look at the golden gate bridge if you can see it. mike nicco will have the full accweather forecast and a look at fog and drizzle this morning and check in with sue hall and the abc7 traffic center. >> it looks like something straight officer the jetson's, a northern california man making flying cars a reality. >> hello, 6:10. and now what is going on outside. live doppler 7 hd shows it is quiet and we do have pockets of drizzle and fog. as we led to the afternoon, we will see more sunshine than yesterday but a stay shower is possible but not so widespread. still,
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Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
perry said he was disgusted by the way the president was using the sandy hook massacre. >> we need to be looking at the mental health issue substantially more than we are using the death of these young children to further a political cause. >> reporter: a texas state representative went further, vowing to write a bill that would make it a felony for anyone in the state to enforce new gun laws. in mississippi, the governor had a similar idea, urging the legislature to prohibit the enforcement of any federal laws obama could get passed. >> i support the current laws. i don't think we need to change anything at all. >> reporter: the ferocity of the opposition does not surprise the white house. it's been nearly two decades since any new gun laws have been passed. >> we suffered too much pain and we care too much about our children to allow this to continue. >> reporter: ban on assault weapons and require background checks on all gun sales are things the nra is adamantly opposed to and vows to fight. >> there's people that care deeply about their second amendment rights and are not goin
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Jan 23, 2013 1:40am PST
is not going to pass. >> reporter: the president said since sandy hook more than 900 americans have been killed by gun violence and that will only increase while congress debates. rob and sunny, back to you. >> we did learn more. police identified the suspected gunman as 22-year-old carlton berry. he's being charged with aggravated assault, but he's in the hospital because he was also shot and injured. and the other person involved in the fight may also be charged. he's also injured and in the hospital as well. >> like you mentioned a second ago, just the number of scenes we've seen at all levels. those lockdown scenes and kids scrambling. you have to imagine panicked moments what those folks must have -- must have been feeling at the time. >> must have been terrified. >> should be fascinating where the gun control debate goes. obviously the president did his executive orders, put a few things in motion. critics would say it hasn't gone far enough. gun control people say, you're going after our guns again, and the real issue here is mental illness, get off the second amendment. so y
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